As part of the Space Shuttle's historic flight across the US, the 747-Space Shuttle aircraft made a low approach at the Mojave Air and Space Port on 21 September 2012,  Passing right in front of the NTPS hangar it presented quite a historic photo opportunity. Photo Courtesy of Kyle Stephens.endeavour

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NTPS Wins NSPA Contract!

(Mojave, CA) The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) is pleased to announce that it was awarded a multi-year Flight Test Crew Qualification Course contract by NSPA the NATO Support Agency. The announcement of the contract award came from NSPA today... Read more

Job Available - Engineering Graduate Ass…

*The deadline for applications for this poition is the 31st of March. The National Flight Test Institute/National Test Pilot School has a position for a post-graduate research assistant. The graduate assistant will be responsible for maintaining and operating simulators, telemetry instrumentation... Read more

EASA Phases 4 & 5!!

The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) has submitted Phases 4 and 5 of the Six Phase EASA certification requirements as we continue to move closer to our goal of becoming the first test pilot school in the world to become... Read more

NTPS Instructor selected by Virgin Galac…

The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) is excited to announce that NTPS Instructor Nicola Pecile has been selected by Virgin Galactic (VG) as a test pilot and future astronaut for the SpaceShip2 program.  NTPS President and CEO Dr. AL Peterson... Read more

Current Weather

Station Info: 12:40 PM
Conditions Clear 2016-05-05 19:40:00
Temp 68.0 Mojave, Ca.
Wind Info:  
Current 23.0 (MPH) Gust - (MPH)
Direction 200  ( SSW )

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National Test Pilot School
P.O. Box 658
Mojave, CA 93502-0658 USA
Phone: 661-824-2977
Fax: 661-824-2943

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